Resources for citing federal, international and United Nations government documents.

Citing US Government Documents (Federal, State, and Local)

Many government publications originate through executive departments, federal and state agencies, and the United States Congress.  These documents are often posted without a clear indication of author, title, publisher or copyright date.  There are no hard and fast rules for citing these publications.  Look for available clues and provide as much information as possible in your chosen citation style.  The resources listed below will help create consistent citations.

Citing International Government Documents

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